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December 17, 2014

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2:20 PM | Rare Shark Spotted In Russian High Arctic, Researcher Freaks Out
After staring at a barren seafloor for nearly three hours, National Geographic's Alan Turchik couldn't believe his eyes when a rare deep-sea Greenland shark suddenly drifted across the screen. (Warning: an excessively long stream of bleeped-out expletives to follow)Read more...

December 16, 2014

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2:49 PM | Greenland Ice Sheet Yielding its Secrets
Since the late 1970′s, NASA has been monitoring changes in the Greenland Ice Sheet. An analysis of seven years of surface elevation readings from the agency’s ICESat satellite and four years of laser and ice-penetrating radar data from the Operation IceBridge airborne mission provides the first comprehensive picture of how Greenland’s ice is vanishing. “The [...]

December 14, 2014

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7:18 PM | 9 Amazing Photos of Animal Migrations (Photo Gallery)
Every year, countless species of mammals, birds, fish and reptiles embark upon epic journeys that often span thousands of miles. For some creatures, migration is about avoiding the harsh conditions of winter. For others, it’s about finding food or returning to an ancestral mating ground. The longest known migration in the animal world is that of the arctic tern. A recent study revealed that the 4-ounce birds make a zig-zagging migration from Greenland all the way down to […]
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1:14 PM | further up North
Filed under: pictures, Travel, University life Tagged: Atlantic ocean, Canada, clouds, dusk, Greenland, Montréal, NIPS 2014, sunset

November 26, 2014

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12:42 PM | Life on Earth’s Cold Shoulder – Film
The talented folk down at the University of Derby’s TEL Media Production have whipped up this short introduction to the fascinating world of glacier microbes. We hope it makes you question whether […]
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12:42 PM | Life on Earth’s Cold Shoulder – Film
The talented folk down at the University of Derby’s TEL Media Production have whipped up this short introduction to the fascinating world of glacier microbes. We hope it makes you question whether […]
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